Former WWE wrestler Luna Vachon, 48, was reportedlyÂ found dead on Friday morning at her mother’s home.
The WWE released a statement on Friday:
“World Wrestling Entertainment has been made aware of the passing of Gertrude (Luna) Vachon. WWE extends its deepest condolences to the Vachon family.
Ms. Vachon was under contract with WWE at various times from 1993 through 2000, and performed under the name ‘Luna’ Vachon. She last performed for WWE in early 2000.”
Wrestling Promoter and friend David Herro reported Vachon’s death on his Twitter page:
“With a broken heart I am crushed 2 tell u that one of the most amazing people I have ever known has died. God Bless Luna Vachon. I love u”
Luna Vachon was the daughter of Paul “Butcher” Vachon and the niece of Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon.Â SheÂ also reportedly wrestled for WCW and ECW.Â To read a profile about Luna Vachon from the WWE, click here.
The Wrestling Observer reported that she was found deadÂ on FridayÂ morning at her mother’s home. She had been staying there since her home recently burnt downÂ and she lost all ofÂ her possessions.
She was in the news recently because her son, Van, was reportedly a contestant on the FOX television show “Hell’s Kitchen.”